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Responsible investment activities

See what actions we take as part of our responsible investment strategy

Our focus

As part of our responsible investment strategy, our activities are primarily focused on the following three areas:

We consider financially material environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors when we invest and integrate these into our investment decision making and stewardship processes.

We engage with companies to encourage improved management and disclosure of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. This includes activities such as:

  • regular company meetings
  • exercising our voting rights (in public markets)
  • our board memberships where we have them (for unlisted, private investments).

Working closely with policymakers and other investors, where appropriate, to bring about positive change in market standards and regulations to protect and enhance our interests in the UK and globally.

You can read more about our approach to these three areas in our Stewardship Report.

Three key examples